All culprits involved in attacks on Jaranwala churches arrested: IGP

Says more than 300 people investigated and over 180 arrested in the case.

LAHORE: Inspector General Punjab Dr Usman Anwar informed that all culprits of the Jaranwala incident have been arrested.

Talking to newsmen in Lahore, he said more than 300 people were investigated and over 180 people were arrested in this case. He said no one is allowed to take the law into their hands.

The IGP said some miscreants attacked houses and churches in Jaranwala. He said all-out assistance was being made to the affectees of the Jaranwala incident and the administration and government are with the affected Jaranwala incident.

He said that the Jaranwala incident is a conspiracy to disrupt social harmony and religious bonds between followers of two faiths. He also appealed ulema for positive use of loud speakers. He said Punjab Police established Massaaq center to promote harmony in society.

Dr Usman Anwar lauded the role of Ulema and civil society that expressed solidarity with affectees of the incident.

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